Section 5316 – Job Access Reverse Commute Program (JARC)
FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. INFORMATION IS BEING DISPLAYED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
This program provides planning, operating, and capital assistance to projects that access employment opportunities for low-income individuals. Funds are available for large urbanized, small urban, and rural areas. Projects are required to be developed from a local human service public transportation coordination plan. The Public Transportation Programs Section has collaborated with Metropolitan Planning Organizations, State Planning and Development Districts, the Arkansas Transit Association, local groups of human service organizations, private and public operators to conduct assessments and develop action plans.
Type of Assistance: Capital, Operating and Planning
Eligibility: Non-profit and public transit agencies
Amounts Available: Approximately $1.5 million per year
Match Requirement: Capital and Planning – 80% federal, 20% local Operating – 50% federal, 50% local
Grant Application Period: The 2013 application period now CLOSED, but will remain available online for reference only! The deadline to submit an application was 4:00 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, March 7, 2012. Click here to view the Application and Instructions Manual in Microsoft Word format.
Public Transportation Safety and Security Officer
Phone: (501) 569-2478
Fax: (501) 569-2476